Some OBDC staff members just returned the annual Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) conference in Denver, Colorado. OFN is a national membership organization that supports community development financial institutions like OBDC. This was an exciting year for the conference because it marked OFN’s 30th anniversary.
We want to use this week’s blog post to share some of our borrower stories. One of the most exciting features of our new website is our “client spotlight.” This is where we share the stories of some of the incredible businesses we’ve worked with.
I have been advising small businesses for over 20 years and one question entrepreneurs often ask me is “what exactly is business consulting and how can it help me?”
At OBDC we are excited to continue our partnership with Pacific Community Ventures (PCV). PCV’s online advising program has a great new website.
Through May 31, food and body care product makers can apply to receive a grant from Whole Foods Market to grow their business – whether they currently supply the retailer with products or not. This is the first time Whole Foods Market has offered grants for local producers.
As people take time today to acknowledge the hard work and sacrifice of the men and women who have served, we want to share two local events that honor veterans.
Danetha Doe, an OBDC borrower and accountant, is offering a 4-week Money Crash Course. We’ve posted about Danetha before and she has lots of resources to offer entrepreneurs.
Millennial entrepreneurs have unique motivations and challenges. Generation Progress, Small Business Majority, and Social Venture Exchange want to hear from millennial entrepreneurs next week.
Thinking about a small business loan? FundWell matches small businesses with lenders. FundWell is also a comprehensive financial wellness platform that offers education, assistance with the loan application process, and tips on how to improve financial health and credit scores.
Being an entrepreneur is a hard and sometimes lonely pursuit. OBDC borrower Danetha Doe addresses some of the challenges of entrepreneurship in a blog post about how to find a business mentor. Danetha shared her story with Pacific Community Ventures, an organization that OBDC is proud to partner with.